Trade Secrets à la Koval. New Category Preview
|September 16, 2011||Filled under Trade Secrets à la Koval|
As completely self taught knitter and crocheter, I found that I do some things in a different way than standard techniques, but most comfy and easier for me. I still receive pretty often emails with how-to-questions and planned set up a tips category since so long… and it’s finally here! You may already be familiar with some of these tricks and sure I may not be the first to employ or invest these techniques, but I will be glad if you find something new and useful here. And hear “Why didn’t I think of that?!” – even from experienced knitters and crocheters, is always a highest award for me. So, let’s go…
TIP #1. HOW TO GET AN EASY AND PRETTY PICOT. If you find that making picots are annoying and slowing down the crocheting process, try to make picot in this improvised way I usually do:
In this way, the picots are more pretty and stable, plus it’s easier and faster to make. Please take a moment to try it and share your thought.
What would you like next? If you have how-to-questions about techniques I use for my patterns, please feel free to ask them here and I’ll do my best to create the visual tutorial or give helpful tips.